Category: Western Victoria Region

Wheels In Motion For Ballarat Cycling Connections

Works are set to begin on a new off-road path along the northern edge of Victoria Park later this month, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver safer cycling connections for Ballarat. The 500 metre path will run parallel to Sturt Street between Russell and Gillies streets, and connect missing links in Ballarat’s cycling […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Victoria Region

Connecting People To Jobs In Ararat And Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new project that will address local industry and employment needs in Ararat, Stawell and the surrounding region. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited AME Systems in Ararat today to announce $228,000 from the Regional Skills Fund to establish an Industry Skills Coordinator, which will link job seekers to industry, and […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

Training For Tourism Businesses To Meet Chinese Demand

Warrnambool’s tourism business operators are set to benefit from a new training program that will help capitalise on the growing number of Chinese tourists by giving businesses the right skills to meet market demand. In southwest Victoria today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a grant of $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Paving The Way For A New Hamilton Streetscape

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.7 million in a CBD revitalisation project in Cox Street Hamilton to improve safety for pedestrians and vehicles, and activate a new retail precinct. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding towards Southern Grampians Shire’s $4.05 million project in Hamilton today. Cox Street revitalisation is part of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

New Home For Ballarat Buses On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to delivering a better home for Ballarat buses, releasing the design of the new bus interchange at Ballarat Station. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the design for the interchange which will bring local buses closer to the station, make it easier for passengers to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Western Victoria Region

Wonwondah Wind Farm To Power Western Victoria

A new 40 MW wind farm in Western Victoria that will power more than 25,000 households as part of the ongoing renewable energy jobs boom in Western Victoria has been given the crucial sign-off. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced the approval of a thirteen-turbine facility near Wonwondah North. The wind farm will be […]

Categories: Minister for Planning, Ministers, Western Victoria Region

Revitalising Stawell’s Central Business District

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major revitalisation of Stawell’s Central Business District. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a $550,000 Labor Government grant towards the project, which will boost economic activity and business opportunities by increasing accessibility and attracting more visitors to Stawell. The CBD revitalisation project will open opportunities in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Contractors Sought For Ballarat GovHub

The Andrews Labor Government today opened an Expression of Interest (EOI) process to identify contractors to deliver the Ballarat GovHub, marking an important milestone in the project. The Labor Government is getting on with making GovHub a reality in Ballarat – delivering $47.8 million to the project, which will revitalise the Civic Hall site, provide […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Geelong and the Surf Coast needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Western Victoria needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build our state, thousands […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region